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Experiences in caring for a mum with dementia

... Experiences in caring for a mum with dementia DEMENTIA, CARE, MENTAL HEALTH, BALANCE Adam Sibley has written an acclaimed book about his experiences of caring for a mother with early onset dementia. In this article he offers advice from someone who has been there to ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... test if your other parent has to go into a care or nursing home. With Tenants in Common, that also applies if the ... ? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, care fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older ...

When dementia brings death to your door

... didn't have much idea of what to expect for Dad. The nurses and doctors weren't always very good at helping me to know. ... holds for her. In 2012 Jill moved back to Scotland to care for her dad as his dementia took hold. She already had ...

Who wants to listen to what you think?

... recommending care homes Compare All Care goes even further and covers district nurses and dentists Travel Thanks to TripAdvisor, travellers are well accustomed to ... to listen to what you think? NHS, eldercare, patient care, communication Sometimes it can feel like we have no voice in ...

Expectations in dementia care

... something of an emergency, was I pleased or disappointed with the nursing home that dad selected? I was delighted not to be greeted ... Expectations in dementia care dementia, eldercare, wheelchair, pets, carer This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous. It's hard ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... Dementia care – How to find the help you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring for a parent, or partner, with dementia it can be hard to continue without help from others. We asked the experts behind ...

How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... your parent including: A specialist care home or rehabilitation residency Well-equipped nursing facilities Care at home Physiotherapy Speech and language therapy Occupational therapy Psychological ... the medications they've been taking. Choices in aftercare The level of care your parent needs will depend on the severity of their stroke, ...

How does the care cap work?

... How does the care cap work? dilnot report, social care, jeremy hunt, care fees, care cap Please note when reading the article below that the Government had planned to introduce a cap on care costs. It was suggested that there would be a ...

My strategy for coping with grief

... to join her, how could he live without her? A nursing home was the only option. The guilt that we all felt ... funeral were a testament to how much she was loved. The care choices for dad Now what? Who could answer the question where ...

Family member needs care? Applying for Attendance Allowance

... Family member needs care? Applying for Attendance Allowance ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE, PERSONAL CARE, DISABILITY Attendance Allowance can be paid to older relatives who need help with day-to-day living. We work through the application process to make a time-consuming task a little easier. We hear regularly ...